Table 3

Risk of Cardiovascular Events for Mid/High SYNTAX Score (≥23) Compared With Low SYNTAX Score (≤22)

Unadjusted HR95% CIp ValueAdjusted HR95% CIp Value
Combined strata (n = 1,550)
 Death/MI/stroke1.361.07–1.750.0141.341.04–1.730.02
 Death1.521.11–2.090.0091.431.04–1.980.03
 Cardiac death1.921.21–3.050.0062.051.28–3.300.003
 MI1.441.02–2.040.0411.441.01–2.050.05
CABG stratum (n = 577)
 Death/MI/stroke0.870.61–1.240.4310.810.57–1.170.265
 Death1.120.72–1.730.6141.030.66–1.610.896
 Cardiac death1.200.65–2.220.5631.170.63–2.180.620
 MI0.770.45–1.310.3350.740.43–1.270.277
PCI stratum (n = 973)
 Death/MI/stroke1.991.40–2.820.0012.161.51–3.090.001
 Death1.841.14–2.960.0131.961.20–3.200.007
 Cardiac death2.561.24–5.270.0112.941.38–6.230.005
 MI2.471.56–3.930.0012.561.59–4.120.001

CI = confidence interval; HR = hazard ratio; other abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2.

  • HR for mid/high SYNTAX score versus low SYNTAX score adjusted for: revascularization assignment, insulin assignment, age, sex, history of MI, history of CHF, insulin at baseline, and eGFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m2.